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First10EM Journal Club : CoV2-SARS edition

  We will open this episode with a disclaimer: In this edition of the research roundup we acknowledge that we are making many decisions based on very weak science. I generally don’t include that many really weak studies, unless they are really entertaining, but when searching for scientific answers to my questions about COVID, that […]

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Airways, Safety and Strategy for SARS-CoV2

This is a special podcast episode with Dr Tim Leeuwenburg – who is one of the co-authors of the hot-of-the-press  Safe Airways Society paper on managing the Coronavirus in your hospital. We discuss PPE, minimisation of aerosolization events and how we can optimise the human factors in this new world of SARS. There is a […]

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First10EM Journal Club: January 2020

It is a New Year and Justin is back on the podcast to discuss another series of papers that range from serious science to silly stuff. We had a great time recording this podcast, so many things learned.  Hope you enjoy it too. The papers as ever are below in free PDF format and the […]

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First10EM Journal Club: November 2019

We are back!  Another journal club with Dr Justin Morgenstern.  This month we have a really diverse bunch of papers that looks at CRASH-3, distraction techniques for kids in ED, making the patient experience better, wound closure and syncope workup (Spoiler: CTs ain’t that great). As always the full-text PDFs are available at the cost […]

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Delayed Dialysis Disasters

Working in the Kimberley is a constant challenge.  The medicine is fascinating, the logistics can be difficult.  Fortunately, our patients tend to be quite robust.  There is one particular scenario that epitomises this dynamic perfectly – the “missed dialysis” patient. What am I talking about?  There are a few things to you need to know […]